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The Peninsula blog is a project of the Korea Economic Institute. It is designed to provide a wide ranging forum for discussion of the foreign policy, economic, and social issues that impact the Korean peninsula.

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How Korea’s Nuclear Power Decision Could Impact the U.S.-Korea Trade Deficit

Troy Stangarone
October 23, 2017
The decision by the Moon Administration to shift from coal and nuclear power to LNG has long-term implications for South Korea’s trade surplus with the United States.

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Should South Korea Join the Transition to All Electric Vehicles?

Troy Stangarone
October 20, 2017
As the industry shifts toward electric vehicles, South Korea will need to consider the current state of the market for electric vehicles in South Korea.

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Conceptualizing South Korea’s Response to a Nuclear Power Accident in North Korea

June 5, 2017
South Korea’s response to a nuclear reactor crisis at North Korea’s Yongbyon complex depends heavily on many assessments and factors.

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China’s Potential Actions in a North Korean Nuclear Contingency

May 30, 2017
Despite the Chinese preparation for a political/military contingency in North Korea, however, a North Korea contingency due to damage its research reactors core causing the core to burn or a nuclear meltdown at its light water reactor is much less discussed in the Chinese policy community.

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What are the Potential Impacts of a Crisis at North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Reactors?

May 22, 2017
Concerns about the release of radioactive material from damaged reactors, and concerns regarding potential exposure of populations living downwind of the reactors, focuses on the radioactive isotope cesium-137 (Cs137).

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Will Gasoline Prices Shake Pyongyang?

William Brown
May 11, 2017
More than any other sanction imposed on the country, a cutoff of Chinese crude oil, translated into price hikes, angry customers, and slashed revenues, would cause big problems for Kim Jong-un.

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Deepening South Korea's Relations with the Middle East

May 8, 2017
The active relationship between South Korea and the Middle East Area is relatively young.

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An Agenda for U.S.-Korea Relations Under the Trump Administration

Troy Stangarone
January 23, 2017
As the Trump administration begins to build its foreign policy, what should its agenda be for relations with South Korea and handling North Korea?

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